Shred Fest This Weekend!

On Sunday, May 20th, Staples is teaming up with the City of New York for the 5th annual Shred Fest at 14 locations throughout the five boroughs. The first four people to arrive at each location will receive a free personal shredder from Staples!


DATE: Sunday, May 20, 2012

TIME: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


  • Shred your personal documents for free at the City’s 5th annual Shred Fest at one of 14 locations throughout the five boroughs.
  • Free personal paper shredders, donated by Staples, will be given to the first four people to arrive at each location.
  • All participants will receive identity theft prevention tips.
  • The City encourages New Yorkers to bring mail and other documents that contain personal information – such as bank statements, paycheck stubs and credit card applications – to be shredded by mobile shred trucks and disposed of securely.
  • All shredded paper will be recycled.
  • This event is hosted by the Department of Consumer Affairs and the Mayor’s Office of the Criminal Justice Coordinator in cooperation of the Department of Parks & Recreation, the Department of Sanitation and the Municipal Credit Union.

This event is FREE and open to the public. For more information, please visit and search “shred fest”, or call 311.



Bronx Park
Bronx Park East and Boston Road; near Ben Abrams Playground
2 to Pelham Parkway

Franz Sigel Park
Grand Concourse between 157th and 158th Streets
2, 4, 5 to 149th Street-Grand Concourse; D to 161st Street-Yankee Stadium

Co-op City
Triangle Plaza at Co-op City Boulevard and Rombouts Avenue; near the Municipal Credit Union
Bx23, Bx30, Bx38, Q50 to Co-op City Blvd. and Carver Loop


Bensonhurst Park
Cropsey Avenue and Bay 29th Street
D to Bay Parkway

Cadman Plaza
Cadman Plaza West; opposite Clark Street
A, C to High Street; 2, 3, 4 to Borough Hall; R to Court Street-Borough Hall

Prospect Park
Prospect Park West and 3rd Street
2, 3 to Grand Army Plaza, F to 7th Avenue

Flatbush Nostrand Junction
Flatbush Avenue and Hillel Place; near the Municipal Credit Union
2, 5 to Flatbush Avenue-Brooklyn College


Columbus Circle
Merchant’s Gate between Central Park South and Central Park West
1, A, C, D to 59th Street-Columbus Circle

St. Nicholas Park
West 135th Street and St.Nicholas Avenue
C to 135th Street

Union Square
South Plaza: East 14th Street and Union Square East
4, 5, 6, L, N, Q, R to 14th Street-Union Square


Flushing Meadows Corona Park
Parking lot: 111th Streetbetween 54th and 56th Avenues
7 to 111th Street

Roy Wilkins Park
Parking lot: 177th Street & Baisley Boulevard
Q5, Q84, Q85 to Baisley Blvd. and Merrick Blvd.

Juniper Valley Park
71st Street and 62nd Drive; near Brennan Field
Q38 to Juniper Valley Road and 71st Street


Hylan Commons Mall
Parking lot: Hylan Blvd and New Dorp Road; near the Municipal Credit Union S74

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